Tom Reopelle

Keeping Southern California listeners informed about the news and activities in San Diego County is important to KNX and who better to report the facts and figures than someone who lives there. In this case it’s Tom Reopelle, our San Diego News Bureau reporter. Mr. Reopelle has spent the majority of his life in San Diego, attending schools in National City and graduating from Sweetwater High School He also attended San Diego State University where he majored in broadcasting and journalism. Over the years Tom has worked for several stations in that city, including KSDO, KOGO and XTRA. In 1990 he began his association with KNX. For his on-air work Reopelle has received recognition from the Los Angeles and San Diego Press Clubs, as well as the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California. In his spare time he likes sports, travel, and spending time with friends.

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The Age Of Consent: Military

Reports of sexual assault in the military increased 8 percent last year as more service-members feel more comfortable discussing it.


KNX Ready Or Not: Pet Prep

For many people, pets are part of the family, so don’t forget about preparing them for an emergency.


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Running On Empty: Two Farmers

The cost of water is hurting farmers – some more than others.


Study Finds No Evidence Of ‘Ocean-Borne’ Fukushima Radiation Along West Coast

The West Coast shoreline shows no signs of ocean-borne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, scientists said Wednesday.


Naked Body Of Missing Surfer Found; Likely Attacked By Shark After Drowning

A naked body that washed ashore a Southern California beach is believed to be that of a missing surfer who was likely attacked by a shark after drowning, officials said Thursday.


DA, Mexican Gov’t Join Forces To Reunite Autistic Boy With Mom

A 7-year-old autistic boy was back home with his mother on Friday after being taken to Mexico City by his father in a custody battle.


SoCal Lawmaker Calls For Waiver To Help Curb Skyrocketing Gas Prices

A state lawmaker from the Southland on Friday urged the governor of California to help slow the sharp rise in gas prices statewide.


SoCal Teen Dead After Playing ‘Pass Out’ Game, Falling On Glass

A 15-year old Southland boy was dead Wednesday after what police are calling a freak accident he suffered while playing an increasingly popular “pass out” game.


Drink Ocean Water At Double The Cost? San Diego Might

Water officials in San Diego County are one step closer to providing the public with drinking water from the ocean.


Junior Seau’s Home Put On The Market For $2.3M

The beachfront home where former NFL linebacker Junior Seau killed himself is on the market for nearly $2.3 million.


Suspect In Colo. Theater Massacre Graduated From UC Riverside In 2010

CBS2 has confirmed that the suspect in Friday morning’s shooting massacre at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater graduated from UC Riverside.

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Hoops-Shooting Robot Stolen From Riverside Church Parking Lot

A group of junior high and high school science students on Friday pleaded for whomever is responsible for stealing a student-built basketball-shooting robot to return it.


SDSU Student Back Home After Detour Over ‘No-Fly’ List Status

Family members of Southland native Kevin Iraniha were angry when he learned he would have to cross back the U.S. border by foot because of his flight status.


Police Follow ‘Hansel & Gretel Trail’ Of Crumbs, Wrappers To Burglary Suspects

A crew of apparently hungry burglary suspects were facing charges on Friday after they allegedly stole snacks and other property from a Little League snack bar.


Ruling May Leave SeaWorld Trainers Dry After Killer Whale Accident

Killer whale trainers may be out of the water for good at SeaWorld after a judge ruled the park must protect its employees from any future accidents.



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